Category Archives: Germany

Press Releases & News from Germany distributed via EuropaWire

LMU project to foster the sustainable use of water in agriculture

A new LMU project explores ways of monitoring global water consumption. Its primary goals are to determine the total volume of water required for food production, and develop incentives to encourage the sustainable use of water. MUNICH, 26-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

LMU: Archaeological evidence suggests that cats were in close association with human societies almost 10,000 years ago

A new study shows that modern domestic cats are ultimately derived from the African wildcat, which was domesticated in two centers – Egypt and the Middle East. Moreover, both lineages contributed to the genomes of European cats. MUNICH, 26-Jun-2017 — … Read the full press release

Technical University of Munich (TUM) opens its new Research Center for Energy and Information (ZEI) at Garching Research Campus

MUNICH, 26-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Energy research at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) now has a home of its own: In the new Research Center for Energy and Information (ZEI), built on the Garching Research Campus at a cost … Read the full press release

ZEISS launches new lens for full-frame DSLR cameras from Canon and Nikon

The tenth lens in the ZEISS Milvus series for DSLR cameras already shows its many benefits at full aperture OBERKOCHEN, Germany, 23-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ZEISS has launched a new lens for full-frame DSLR cameras from Canon1 and Nikon2 on … Read the full press release

DiaSorin, QIAGEN to develop new tests for DiaSorin’s LIAISON family of analyzers

Saluggia, Italy; Hilden, Germany, and Germantown, Maryland, USA, 23-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — DiaSorin (FTSE Italy Mid Cap: DIA) and QIAGEN (NASDAQ: QGEN; Frankfurt Stock Exchange: QIA) announced today a new collaboration to develop new tests for DiaSorin’s LIAISON family of … Read the full press release

46 year old NEOPLAN Skyliner superbly converted to exclusive travel vehicle

A 46 year old NEOPLAN Skyliner is the basis for an exclusive travel vehicle // Roadyacht with a roof terrace for up to 25 people MUNICH, 23-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Roadyacht, a superbly converted NEOPLAN Skyliner from the 70s, is … Read the full press release

KUKA: KR AGILUS robot used in applications to deflash die-cast aluminium components at Grind Master

Grind Master, a global leader in metal finishing and deburring machines, has become an integrator for KUKA starting January 2016. The small robots of the KR AGILUS series in its portfolio deflash die-cast aluminium components with high consistency and quality. … Read the full press release

GfK awarded the 2017 Innovation Prize at the 52nd Congress of German Market Research in Berlin

NUREMBERG, 22-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — GfK has won the 2017 Innovation Prize awarded by Association of German Market and Social Researchers (BVM). The award recognizes GfK’s innovative approach that allows new product and service concepts to be tested using an analysis … Read the full press release

Generic medicines accounted for 62% of all medicines prescribed in Europe in 2016

New data just released in the two largest global pharma markets show the substantial and growing level of savings made possible by increased use of generic medicines. HOLZKIRCHEN, 21-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Generic medicines accounted for 62% of all medicines prescribed … Read the full press release

Merck Ventures forms immuno-oncology spin-out company Onctura SA in Geneva, Switzerland

iOnctura is set up to develop a pipeline of assets targeting immunosuppression in the tumour microenvironment The company will progress its portfolio of assets seamlessly into clinical evaluation, in collaboration with one of its shareholders Cancer Research Technology (CRT) The … Read the full press release

Wintershall supports the MINT School Student Congress organized by the North Hesse School Student Research Center (SFN)

12,500 euros in sponsorship ensures latest congress in 2017 / Commitment strengthens young scientific talent at the Kassel site KASSEL, 21-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Wintershall not only produces crude oil and natural gas throughout the world, but also fosters young scientists … Read the full press release

Sandoz: European Commission approves Rixathon for use in Europe

European Commission approves Sandoz Rixathon® to treat blood cancers and immunological diseases. Approval expected to broaden patient access to biologics and enable budget-constrained healthcare systems to reallocate resources to other healthcare priorities. Sandoz now has four biosimilars approved in Europe … Read the full press release

TÜV Rheinland, AMEC Foster Wheeler, Element and Tecnatom form international equipment qualification service alliance

COLOGNE, 19-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Global testing service provider TÜV Rheinland has launched a new partnership to qualify components and elements for nuclear power plants . Its partners are British companies AMEC Foster Wheeler and Element, and Tecnatom, a Spanish company. … Read the full press release

Cargotec’s Hiab a nominee in the prestigious 2017 German Brand Award competition

HELSINKI, 19-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Hiab, part of Cargotec, has been selected as a nominee in the prestigious 2017 German Brand Award competition. Hiab has entered this year’s competition in the Industry Excellence in Branding category, in the Logistics and … Read the full press release

Voith introduces new HiCon 2.0 technology to its InfiltraDiscfilter for improved efficiency in the stock preparation

Prevents vat thickening Minimizes maintenance and operating costs Up to 20 percent capacity increase and 50 percent less pump energy HEIDENHEIM, 19-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In the BlueLine stock preparation product portfolio, the InfiltraDiscfilter with new HiCon 2.0 technology from … Read the full press release

Deutsche Hypothekenbank’s first benchmark Mortgage Pfandbrief in 2017: EUR 500 million with coupon of 0.375 percent

HANNOVER, 15-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Yesterday (14 June 2017), Deutsche Hypothekenbank successfully issued its first benchmark Mortgage Pfandbrief in 2017, having a term of eight years. The issue has a volume of EUR 500 million, with a coupon of 0.375 percent. … Read the full press release

pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank loans EUR 36.5 million to Alma Property Partners for the acquisition of four office properties in Espoo

EUR 36.5 million acquisition and capex financing package Funding for the acquisition of four office properties located in the Keilaniemi office area in Espoo, Finland Munich/Stockholm, 15-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank provided an acquisition and capex facility of … Read the full press release

NORMA Group receives Platinum Supplier Status 2016 for its site in St. Clair, Michigan by General Motors

St. Clair, USA/Maintal, Germany, 15-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — NORMA Group, a global market leader in engineered joining technology, has been issued Platinum Supplier Status 2016 for its site in St. Clair, Michigan, by General Motors’ business unit Customer Care and … Read the full press release

Roland Berger study: energy storage set to become a critical element of the energy system

Roland Berger study demonstrates the need for energy storage systems to ensure reliable power supplies from renewable energy sources Dramatic increase in storage capacity anticipated: Total storage costs will fall substantially by 2030 Companies should try out new business models … Read the full press release

New Roland Berger study: German consumer goods industry is still failing to exploit the potential of all the new technologies

New Roland Berger study: Potential of digitization lying untapped in marketing and sales organizations Fully 83 percent of survey participants consider rival firms’ strategies superior to their own 54 percent of respondent companies think their sales team will not meet … Read the full press release

Continental launches its Remote Vehicle Data (RVD) platform for unified access to multi-brand vehicle data

The collection of multi-brand vehicle data in a unified format targets a wide range of potential customers and facilitates various innovative services Scalable cloud solution, developed from the ground up to securely process and store millions of data streams in … Read the full press release

Continental teams up with Carnegie Technologies over vehicle connectivity

Continental and Carnegie Technologies team up for network convergence, bringing fast, reliable and gapless connectivity to connected vehicles On the road to holistic connectivity: Continental provides solutions for over-the-air updates for multiple electronic control units in the vehicle  Inmarsat’s global … Read the full press release

ECE honored with three Silver Awards at the Solal Marketing Awards of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) in Vienna

HAMBURG, 14-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ECE was honored with three Silver Awards at the Solal Marketing Awards of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) in Vienna. The marketing concept of new “Foodtopia” at MyZeil Frankfurt was awarded in the “Business … Read the full press release

Laser Peening Metal Enhancement System Sold to ZAL Center of Applied Aeronautical Research in Hamburg

Laser peening extends component service life through increased fatigue strength, improved damage tolerance, and enhanced corrosion cracking resistance. It has been widely adopted by combustion turbine manufacturers to prevent critical component failures. Dublin, Ohio, USA, 14-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — LSP … Read the full press release

Evonik’s Resource Efficiency Segment unveils its new Friction & Motion Competence Center in Darmstadt, Germany

Evonik’s Friction & Motion Competence Center focuses on reducing energy loss caused by friction Generates synergistic growth by combining product and technology competencies to achieve flow efficiency DARMSTADT, 13-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Evonik’s Resource Efficiency Segment has unveiled its new Friction … Read the full press release

German SMEs in May: Taking a breather after the all-time high

SME business confidence was down slightly in May but remained on a very high level Large enterprises are more optimistic German economy continues to run smoothly Frankfurt am Main, 13-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In May sentiment among Germany’s small and medium-sized … Read the full press release

BASF strengthens its operations network for certified palm products

20 production sites worldwide now certified according to the RSPO standard BASF is Gold partner of the RSPO European Roundtable Good progress has been made in the changeover to certified sustainable palm oil products Ludwigshafen, Germany, 13-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF … Read the full press release

Brazilian Energy Company Receives More than 500 Trucks from Mercedes-Benz

Stuttgart / São Bernardo do Campo, 13-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Mercedes-Benz do Brasil delivered 524 trucks to one of the three biggest Brazilian energy companies. The 6×4 off-road versions of the Atego and Axor series will be handed over to Raízen … Read the full press release

Advance Orders for Volkswagen’s New Special up! Now Being Accepted

Volkswagen launches new special edition model inspired by the Volkswagen Beetle ‘Special Bug’ Exterior colours of black pearl or savanna gold with colour-coordinated 17-inch alloys Special model also available with LPG engine WOLFSBURG, 13-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Volkswagen is now taking … Read the full press release

Aurubis AG CFO Erwin Faust Terminates Contract for Health Reasons

HAMBURG, 12-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — It is with great regret that the Aurubis AG Supervisory Board has terminated CFO Erwin Faust’s contract as of June 30, 2017 for health reasons. “The Supervisory Board deeply regrets Mr. Faust’s departure. He has … Read the full press release